Step 1 A A. Why the 12-step Journey Begins with Powerlessness

Step One AA is fundamentally about honesty, while active addiction is characterized by lies you tell yourself and everyone around you. Until you reach the point where you choose to get real, stop lying and accept that you need help, any efforts you make to deal with your addiction simply won’t be genuine or effective. […]

Why You Bruise More Easily When You Drink Alcohol

It can also occur as a side effect of some medications, such as blood thinners. Some people bruise more easily than others, says Dr. José López, an expert on bleeding disorders at Bloodworks Northwest Research Institute. This can alcohol and bruising be influenced by many things, including your genesStretches of DNA you inherit from your […]

Abstinence vs Controlled Drinking

In particular, trees can identify splitting variables that are idiosyncratic to the particular data set more often than classical methods that focus on main effects (Hastie et al., 2009; Zhang and Singer, 2010). Due to the performed internal and external validation of our analyses, our results can be considered stable in similar samples of patients. […]